For most of the last year I had the privilege of serving as director of the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the lead federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. 246 more words
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Lewis is an entertaining writer on difficult topics, and this was fascinating.
Lewis is best known for Moneyball, his non-fiction book that looked at a new economics of building a successful baseball team, which become a hit movie starring Brad Pitt. 256 more words
When the book Moneyball by Michael Lewis came out in 2003, it illuminated what Billy Beane had been doing in Oakland in helping a small market team with less money than everyone else make the playoffs in consecutive years and at one point even win 20 games in a row. 1,087 more words